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and, i've spent 30 years building a successful international business. so, i can take on donald trump on the economy - and beat him. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message - because there is nothing more powerful than the unified voice of the american people. >>tonight breaking news 3 pedestrians in san francisco hit by a car to know in surgery police say the driver may have been impaired this started around 4 20 this afternoon and police are still on the scene right now kron four's dan kerman is live at the scene in the city's mission district and you have that live interview with police just 30 minutes ago what do you know about the case right >>well we can tell you that there are now gathering lots of evidence we've been pushed back a block to 24th and
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mission the incident happened down there are 23th in mission basically we can tell you what happened was a toyota prius was heading westbound on 23th a bus with had the right of way going northbound on mission street well again the bus had the green light the bus was going northbound through the intersection and collided with the prius that was making a right turn in the midst of that whole thing there was a pedestrian and that pedestrian was sandwiched between the bus and the toyota prius that person life threatening injuries at a hospital in the than the bus continued up north a little bit and then the bus stopped someone got out of the bus at that point and then the prius that was leaving the scene for fleeing the scene get that person that person also suffering from life threatening injuries as another person who suffered minor injuries, but apparently good enough to return to the scene but 2 people with life threatening injuries now the driver of that previous ended up playing the scene and it
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was gone for about 5 minutes and then somehow showed back up at the at this point investigators are now trying to determine if he was impaired at the time it could be that the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs were conducting investigations regarding that it's an on going investigation, our video surveillance on the muni bus and from walgreens that depict this incident. back live insist the mission district of san francisco at 24th and mission as you can see the traffic investigation is now underway right now as we speak again to people in life threatening condition at local the driver is now in police custody as they look to see what went on why he rammed into 2 people after making what appears to be an illegal right turn at 23th and mission that's the latest that we have for you right now again. the story developing as we get more we'll bring it to you
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throughout the night and morning live at 24th and mission dan kerman kron 4 news breaking today and this reminder you can always follow breaking news with push alerts from the kron 4 mobile app you can download it right now and stay connected. >>your car window was smashed by a burglar in san francisco, you may one day be able to get some help from the city to replace it today, san francisco's district attorney introduce that idea. >>kron four's haaziq madyun has details its than francisco district attorney chase a bull new budget proposal. >>include setting aside one and a half million dollars for residents who are victims of smash-and-grab bottle burglaries unfortunately we're not able to arrest and prosecute every person. >>that commission ought to burglars in san francisco, what we can do we're asking the city to help us do. it's a put victims first and to support fixing broken car windows. he talks about the scale of the city's ongoing of a burglary problem, we had
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approximately 8,910 san francisco residents who are victims of auto burglaries each of the last 2 years the da is still working out the kinks but he offers this potential breakdown of how the funds would be used only pay for folks whose insurance does not cover it. >>and we would contract with locally owned last repair businesses sure that the money being spent by the city is going back into jobs right here in san francisco, you know i think that's going to perpetuate the problem john kelly of action auto glass as he would like to see those tax dollars put to use in other ways i'd like to see the 9 half go to the sheriff's department for correction ul's however getting some help replacing a shattered window does have its appeal with some drivers of the city i was born and raised here and um i think it's a great idea, san francisco mayor london breed directed each department to cut 3 and a half percent from their individual budgets to address the city's million budget deficit that includes the districe, your tax dollars
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already going to the county jail for a single night in county jail. >>we can pay to fix a window. we want victims of crime who made all it's a critical part of what we do in the district attorney's office is advocate for victims. this is putting our money where our mouth is in san francisco has it read you kron 4 >>and i want to turn our attention to the weather outside of course it hasn't been feeling much like ski weather but lars is have the ski report. yeah, i mean we are in the heart of the winter right a lot of folks still lax up those keys are ready to go for the season. so if your head up the slopes me ask plan on some spring-like skiing conditions. you know how does it will be nice in the morning kind of get slushy toward the middle a day snow the snowpack has come down a bit we see some snow up there 54 inches on the ground at kirkwood the season inch over the past week still plenty of trails and lists are open there as well home when you're looking at 87 inches on the ground that's down under a 100 inches were there said 3 inches over the past week or so still got 5
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let's hope and there are plenty of trails to heavily 55 inches for the base there on the ground machine room if you head in that direction they've got 90 trails open up there so plenty of the ski on and 16 inches on the ground and she groomed as well plan on some open roads if you headed up there, but changes some maybe a little snow coming their way over the weekend out there right now just a beautiful evening outside very comfortable temperatures around the bay area not much in the way of cloud cover it all just a few high clouds up above but overnight tonight we're going to start to see some low clouds and fog make return and that stress to the interchange or weather over the next couple of days, we're seeing a couple of batches of all you see right here in gray just off the coastline that is going to fill in overnight tonight and they're going to surge in the bay early tomorrow morning so the temperatures outside a pretty nice congress to look at the 65 degrees is 58 degrees in san francisco and oakland 59 degrees in san jose 58 in santa rosa tomorrow, we've got some cooler temperatures on the way but still pretty comfortable mid 60's in the san jose mild partly cloudy
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sky starting all some fog in san francisco in the fog and kind dancing along the coastline. all day see here comes a suddenly surge of fog generally that's what you get, but usually we're seeing boy in the spring but we're seeing at this time of year almost spring-like pattern setting up the fog and low clouds surging on shore cold front right and of the state here but falls apart before brings any chance of rain so again we're left high and dry maybe some drizzle along the coastline and then by friday, some of those clouds begin to mix out. overnight lows will be cool but not really cold you're down to about 38 degrees in livermore 45 in san jose and about 41 degrees in the napa valley by day tomorrow will notice the temperature difference plan on highs topping out mainly in the 60's outside maybe the mid 60's, the warm spots well inland only 50's along the it will be cool and breezy as we head into valentine's day. so much lawrence coming up a group of bay area students take a trip to australia to help with wildfire recovery efforts. >>we hear from them on their
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>>california's attorney general javier becerra stepping in to audit the los angeles police department s after officers were accused of falsely docu many people as
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gang members and internal lapd investigation revealed officers pulled people over falsified information and answer them into a gang database. in a statement la pd officials say that they are committed to holding anyone who falsified information accountable and will also fully cooperate with the state attorney general office the sarah says that his office will do detailed inspections and to lapd wreckers and implement new procedures for cal game in californians. >>are falsely included in the database. that could then potentially lead to them being subjected to unwanted scrutiny. by our law enforcement agencies. >>so far one lapd officer has been fired and referred for possible prosecution at least one person has been wrongly entered into that database, but the problem was later fixed. >>the census bureau facing backlash, i'm kelly meyer reporting from washington, how
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lawmakers are trying to get answers with just weeks to go until the count officially begins. >>and if you're streaming us on kron on the news continues during the commercial break go growing up in la, bad air forced us indoors.
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and now we have to deal with this. climate change is an emergency. that's why i wrote the nation's most progressive climate law. and that's why i'm endorsing tom steyer. because when big oil tried to stop our clean air laws, when tom says we can save the world and do it together believe him. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. >>in national news the us census bureau just got a scathing report on its progress or lack of progress ahead of the start of the 2020 census. the government accountability office finds
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the census bureau is not ready for the 10 year count as washington correspondent kelli meyer reports now lawmakers. >>are looking for answers about the mandated national head count. >>we are not behind with just weeks to go until the 2020 census is under way the director of the census bureau steven dillingham is telling lawmakers not to worry, i'm from g a o and i'm paid to worry on your behalf but 2 officials from the nonpartisan government accountability office said while the census bureau's early operations are mostly on schedule. the census is already behind on some of its goals, especially recruiting enough census, takers were sort of in a pressure cooker of time lawmakers pressed hard during a 3 hour long hearing for assurances that the census will count everyone in 2020 including minority and world communities i need it this week north carolina congressman mark meadows press, the director of the census bureau. >>for a list of community partners that can help get the
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word out to hard to reach areas. it's a list lawmakers asked for at the end of last year you got people behind you turn around and ask him right now because we don't wait until you give me an answer and missouri congressman lacy clay asked the bureau to make sure it's finding ways to get the word out to minority communities. >>areas he says are historically undercounted. >>it is crucial that the bureau work to address the historic issue of fully and accurately county. the black community. the census officially begins april first, but a preliminary population count has already begun. >>reporting in washington. i'm kelly meyer. >>health tonight, an advocacy group is giving most major us grocery store chains. a failing score on its 2020 food recall report card. the us public interest research group looked at 26 of the largest grocers in the country. it found 84% failed to adequately
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inform the public. on recall notification efforts including how to sign up for notificatiaions at ns path for change that is passed with a grade of a c including kroger and target. none earned an a or b the study's authors are concerned with the findings saying consumers need to know about recalls to safeguard their health. >>class members from saint mary's college in moraga spent the last month in australia, helping with wildfire recovery efforts there that country has been battling destructive fires for weeks now hundreds of thousands of acres of land has burned. earlier today on kron on we talked with those students and their professor. >>we went through some very fire ravaged areas near the town of been didn't you. >>where lots of and wombats live and see those areas that saw the footage right and getting an understanding from the local wildlife professionals there about how impact of those animals were. >>i think left the biggest impression for me and knowing
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that we're going to going back there, i'm actually this june to do the same project and then again next january so i think seeing that in the coming years and how the areas recover. is going to be interesting. >>i mean i i remember it as the first kind of sets of real sad images came out there were videos of folks taking little baby bottles to little kangaroos and the joey's and just trying to to help in any way they can so i think it's incredible that you guys are able to actually see this. devastation up close and learn from it said when it comes to i you also were helpful in terms of the coral reefs as well as it did i read that correctly. >>we had we had a nice opportunity to be the actual university group has to be part of a pilot project where collected damage trees but that was still viable and we've propagated and then replanted into new reef gardens and so there's a big push. and the great barrier
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reef area to start to come up with solutions to the reef that's dying and so we're sort of happy to be part of this project just sort of kick that off and i think it was pretty good excuse for all of us and that understand how you know what kind of things we can do. to to better help the recovery of the reason it's something that's available to everyone it's not just a university groups now. >>the class members also raise money to donate to several organizations in australia, they donated the largest portion $7,000 to help animals recover from those ravaging but bush fires this interview first ran on our news service. and our app called kron on and you can make sure and download that app to watch a bay area news streaming 24 7. >>a young girl in new mexico has an amazing heart and an amazing smile and wants to help other kids and she's just 6 years old kelly legate spoke with this inspiring girl. >>for many, it's just a hair cut. for this 6 year-old
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there's a bigger meaning. >>this is kelly for siena when she was 4 she decided she wanted to cut her long hair and donate it 2 weeks for kids, she's always had a big heart from donating her hair too. >>the homeless population food calories mom says they were watching tv one day when the saint jude commercial played cali asked why the kids send have hair i explained to her that they have cancer her mom says at that moment cali decided she wanted to donate her long rip hunza length hair she just told me i want to go cut my hair to donate it again. and then after that is when we talked about and she says she wants to go or every 2 years and in february she wants to cut >>5 hair salon where she gets her hair cut has stepped in to help with the cause. had other hand. >>come in and you know donate their hair but never that.
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they now offer the calley hair cut we thought of something that can make her story a little bigger. and maybe and fire her and other 2. follow in her footsteps, it's a free hair cuts for anyone who comes in to donate to she wants to make little girls feel pretty ones that don't can't grow their own hair, she wants them to feel pretty again and feel good about yourself. >>what a great story caylee is helping other kids will be inspired by her examples and revive is helping other hair salons will be inspired as well wigs for kids offers hair replacements to young cancer patients at no cost. >>san francisco giants and oakland a's are in arizona and spring training is underway mark and kate will set you up for bay area sports night 5 talk in some baseball. >>and yes, 70 national parks fire fall phenomenon may not happen this year we'll tell you why after the break.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ wherever we want to go, we just have to start. autosave your way there with chase. chase. make more of what's yours. >>sorry that time of the year to talk baseball. >>now to take us out to the ball. >>that will be sorry to
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disappoint bizarre does we will not be very night it gets a r was so pumped to talk about ricky henderson yesterday in the sportscast i was feel like we should have them up on the show right now just give us a few minutes about by a bay area sports night 7 o'clock on the kron on app baseball season is ago giant today's pitchers and catchers reporting today in arizona and i caught him in the storyline surrounding these franchises because the giants, it's like not sure what to expect this season but when you're talking about the oakland a's, this is a team here where world series is a legitimate possibility i think the expectations for the a's are sky high this year you've got 2 straight seasons where you make the wild the playoffs as a wild-card could have got for our young from winter to go the way those those kids went down but even bob melvin their manager said that he doesn't remember the last time he's been this excited for season to start. >>you're not e certain managers be that candid about that some teams feel like they're good they think
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they're confident they feel like they've got all the tools in place a lot to talk about surrounding the green and gold will be hearing from bob melvin shawn minaya sean murphy and also will be taking some call so if you want to have a conversation talk some baseball call so that 4, 1, 5, 7, 6, 6, 0, 7, 6, 7, bay area sports night 7 o'clock on the kron on app call us up jr you know he will it end run around there u k to moving on now those planning to head to yosemite this week to catch a glimpse of the annual fire fall optical illusion. >>well, some bad news for you apparently it might not happen this year. the all natural magic trick has been described as a cross between a waterfall and a lava flow. it occurs when light from the setting sun hits the waterfall at just the right angle. usually takes place for a short time in february. now this year the window as february 13 through the 27th. however, the national park service says horsetail fall has little to
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no water right now. so those hoping to see the fire fall will likely be disappointed trial. lawrence s the whole issue we need some for some rain drops around the bay area for to not get that, but we are going to see that fog make a return certainly some of the fog will develop overnight along the coastline, you got a big cold front off the coast, but. >>boys run right to that ridge that means not going to it's going to be left to the by the time to get your so that being said we are keeping us mostly dry temperatures tomorrow though much cooler 50's 60's. thank you for being with us see you at 8.
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